Overview: In 2019 Zambia was the number 109 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 90 in total exports, the number 115 in total imports,
the number 158 economy in terms of GDP per capita (current US$) and the number 111 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI).
Exports: The top exports of Zambia are Raw Copper ($5.37B), Refined Copper ($1.92B), Gold ($278M), Precious Stones ($260M), and Sulfuric Acid ($149M), exporting mostly to Switzerland ($2.89B), China ($1.6B), Namibia ($1.21B), Democratic Republic of the Congo ($901M), and Singapore ($531M).
In 2019, Zambia was the world's biggest exporter of Raw Copper ($5.37B)
Imports: The top imports of Zambia are Refined Petroleum ($648M), Crude Petroleum ($443M), Delivery Trucks ($188M), Gold ($171M), and Nitrogenous Fertilizers ($163M), importing mostly from South Africa ($2.14B), China ($1.02B), United Arab Emirates ($853M), India ($335M), and Namibia ($230M).
Location: Zambia borders Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe by land.